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Old 14-12-2012, 20:58
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I am a big Little Monster and you all are saying the Born This way ball has flopped but all of her shows have been sold out so far how can you say that it has flopped!
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Old 14-12-2012, 21:00
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I so wanted to go! its looks a great show and all I've seen are positive reviews, apart from the fact that she starts late.

but lack of funds meant I couldn't, so I'll be waiting for a dvd copy
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Old 14-12-2012, 21:08
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I so wanted to go! its looks a great show and all I've seen are positive reviews, apart from the fact that she starts late.

but lack of funds meant I couldn't, so I'll be waiting for a dvd copy
Its probably be out next year, I have a feeling it was be in Madison Square Gardens like the monster ball

I want to go but she didnt come up to Scotland
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Old 14-12-2012, 21:12
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Its probably be out next year, I have a feeling it was be in Madison Square Gardens like the monster ball

I want to go but she didnt come up to Scotland
I'm really banking on she tours with ArtPop, and that she goes back to arenas rather than stadiums.
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Old 14-12-2012, 21:13
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I don't think even the most hate filled Gaga detractor could say the BTWB is even close to a flop; it's clearly a MASSIVE success that will end up out grossing The Monster Ball with half as many dates easily. Just up to the 6th October the tour had already grossed $124,879,535 with South Americia, North Americia, some more Europe and Africia still to go!

At the most they could say that about the Latin Americia leg only (although boo hoo she's playing to half filled Staduims in Peru).
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Old 14-12-2012, 21:19
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I don't think even the most hate filled Gaga detractor could say the BTWB is even close to a flop; it's clearly a MASSIVE success that will end up out grossing The Monster Ball with half as many dates easily. Just up to the 6th October the tour had already grossed $124,879,535 with South Americia, North Americia, some more Europe and Africia still to go!

At the most they could say that about the Latin Americia leg only (although boo hoo she's playing to half filled Staduims in Peru).
When does the tour finish then?
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Old 14-12-2012, 21:32
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Such a great night, I had a blast and would love to see her again plus the tour has done very well
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Old 14-12-2012, 21:45
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When does the tour finish then?
It finishes in Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA) on ths 20th March 2013.

And with the gross of 56 (at a quick count) more dates to be added to the 6th October total, most of them America, the BTWB is going to have made some seriousbig bucks by it's conclusion!
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Old 14-12-2012, 22:49
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It hasn't flopped, it just hasn't done as well as many people expected. A visit to Gagadaily at the start of the year would lead you to believe she'd be pushing to break Sticky and Sweets record. In the touring stakes shes now gone from being compared to Madonna to being compared to her 'contemporaries'
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Old 14-12-2012, 23:04
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Below expectation? Yes. Flop? No.
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Old 15-12-2012, 12:46
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The Born This Way Ball DVD is apparently going to be from her France and UK tours as a filming crew was spotted at these concerts. Don't think it is going to be Madison Square Garden this time.

The tour has hardly flopped. Gaga's only problem with this tour is that she is going to countries where she is bound to make a loss of profit. Yet she is going for her fans so good for her! Her tour was amazing! I cannot wait for ARTPOP tour.
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Old 15-12-2012, 12:52
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I was very disappointed I didn't go to this tour I as I love Gaga and I even went to the Monster Ball a couple of years ago which was amazing.

But I wasn't prepared to go to a stadium tour as I know I wouldn't see a thing unless I was right at the front.

I don't understand why she couldn't just do The O2 instead of Twickenham. Its a much better arena and could of sold out at least 3 dates there.

Unfortunately Rihanna is doing Twickenham aswell but I made sure that If I was to see Rihanna too, then I would get the best tickets possible which I shelled out for the Gold Circle tickets which guarantees my place at the front so Im very happy about that.
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Old 15-12-2012, 13:30
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The UK leg was a joke in my opinion, two days in a London stadium and one date in Manchester ... yeah no. The furthest I'll go for anyone is Birmingham.

Still there is the Blu-ray to look forward to I suppose; but I really hope the UK get it's fair share of dates with the ARTPOP Ball next year, Monster Ball style.
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Old 15-12-2012, 14:20
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I went to one of the Twickenham dates - and it was my first ever gig so granted I didn't have an arena one to compare it too. But I have to say it was fabulous! I went with a friend and my sister and the atmosphere was electric - everybody was having a great time and to be in the crowd of so many people all dancing and singing was really something.
I could see everything and I was quite far back - I didn't look at the big screen half the time..Whether it does as well as Madonna is kind of irrelevant. She's 4/5 years into her career and already doing worldwide stadium tours, and it's going to do very well. That in itself is impressive.
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Old 15-12-2012, 15:50
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She couldn't do the O2 because the Paralympics were still on at the time.
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Old 15-12-2012, 16:27
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I loved the atmosphere of TBTWB in a stadium (Dublin). The sheer volume of people enjoying themselves was electric. However, I had a decent view so it may have been different up in the nosebleeds or at the back of the crowd.

A compromise for the next tour could be doing Wembley once, and then returning later on for a string of O2 Arena dates. Best of both worlds.

I hope they milk the UK more next time. Especially if ARTPOP is more popular.
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Old 15-12-2012, 16:40
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The Born This Way Ball DVD is apparently going to be from her France and UK tours as a filming crew was spotted at these concerts. Don't think it is going to be Madison Square Garden this time.

The tour has hardly flopped. Gaga's only problem with this tour is that she is going to countries where she is bound to make a loss of profit. Yet she is going for her fans so good for her! Her tour was amazing! I cannot wait for ARTPOP tour.
Live Nation decide where she goes and there's no way they would send her somewhere where they know she will make losses. She's not done bad at all but everything is so hyped sometimes where Gaga is concerned and when she doesn't hit the heights it seems like a flop
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Old 15-12-2012, 16:43
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I loved the atmosphere of TBTWB in a stadium (Dublin). The sheer volume of people enjoying themselves was electric. However, I had a decent view so it may have been different up in the nosebleeds or at the back of the crowd.

A compromise for the next tour could be doing Wembley once, and then returning later on for a string of O2 Arena dates. Best of both worlds.

I hope they milk the UK more next time. Especially if ARTPOP is more popular.
Filling Wembley and a string of O2 dates might be a bit too much to ask. Wembley can pack in 70,000 for concerts so that will be London covered..maybe Manchester and another northern arena but she wouldn't fill a stadium and a string of arena dates in the same city
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Old 15-12-2012, 16:59
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Filling Wembley and a string of O2 dates might be a bit too much to ask. Wembley can pack in 70,000 for concerts so that will be London covered..maybe Manchester and another northern arena but she wouldn't fill a stadium and a string of arena dates in the same city
It's doable depending on how popular ARTPOP is and how far apart the dates are.

It's also a safer way of ensuring supply meets demand.
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Old 15-12-2012, 17:03
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It's doable depending on how popular ARTPOP is and how far apart the dates are.

It's also a safer way of ensuring supply meets demand.
She'd have to do Wembley and then come back for a second leg to fill the O2 afterwards. Madonna during sticky and sweet did Wembley and then the O2 a year later but even during that tour she wouldn't have been able to do Wembley and then the O2 straight after.

I think Gaga is best sticking to one stadium and then a few arena dates because she struggled to sell the second Twickenham show and would've been best of doing maybe Birmingham/Liverpool/Glasgow instead. To be honest I'm not even sure a successful ARTPOP will guarantee her selling out big stadiums because BTW did far better than MDNA yet the MDNA Tour is doing much better
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Old 15-12-2012, 17:23
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She'd have to do Wembley and then come back for a second leg to fill the O2 afterwards. Madonna during sticky and sweet did Wembley and then the O2 a year later but even during that tour she wouldn't have been able to do Wembley and then the O2 straight after.

I think Gaga is best sticking to one stadium and then a few arena dates because she struggled to sell the second Twickenham show and would've been best of doing maybe Birmingham/Liverpool/Glasgow instead
That's what I meant. Months apart on separate legs.

I'd push for;

Wembley Stadium, London
MEN Arena, Manchester x ?
Stadium of Light, Sunderland
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh or The Hydro, Glasgow x ?
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O2 Arena, London x ?

Scotland is a tricky one because you either do a 60,000 stadium or a 13,000 arena. The latter doesn't seem worth the effort unless you do a few, and the former seems too daunting a jump.

She should really do something in Belfast too, but the venues aren't great.
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Old 15-12-2012, 17:43
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Stadium of Light and a Scottish stadium would be too much so maybe Newcastle arena and a Scottish stadium. Arena dates will still bring in at least 1,000,000 so they are still worth it. Madonna made 1,900,000 from the tiny Birmingham NIA so selling high priced arena tickets is sometimes better than selling cheap stadium tickets and not being able to fill it
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